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Tooling Technician - Night Shift (11PM-7AM)

Company: Tigre USA Inc
Location: Janesville
Posted on: March 21, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:

Job Description About Us With 80 years of history, Tigre is a Brazilian multinational company with a strong global presence, a leader in solutions for civil construction. The company offers a broad product portfolio that grows each year. We are driven by taking care of the water to transform people's quality of life. We are the company that takes the experience with water beyond the construction site, by offering the best solutions available. The Tigre Group is present in the following segments: plumbing, electrical, drainage, bathroom accessories, infrastructure, industrial, irrigation, painting tools, sanitary faucets, and treatment solutions for water and effluents. Summary The Tooling Technician is responsible for maintaining all injection molding machines tools, auxiliary mold equipment, mold storage, mold repair equipment, repair supplies and design modifications. The tooling technician ensures that repairs and setups are completed in a safe manner. Primary Responsibilities of the Tooling Technician --- Maintain molds in good repair, including checking/lubricating as scheduled/needed --- Trouble-shoot all mold-related problems, identify the damage or wear issues within an injection mold and make corrections; differentiate between process-related problems, mold-related problems and machine related problems --- Repair and make modifications to molds --- Capability to repair and/or fabricate cores, cavities and various other components of an injection mold --- Work closely with process technicians and setup technicians to verify mold installation and operations is accurate --- Perform preventative maintenance of injection molds by conducting planned mold inspection which includes the disassembly, cleaning and reassembly of intricate mold tooling --- Manage spare mold tooling part inventory --- Verify mold tooling dimensional conformance to print tolerances using component and reliable measurement techniques --- Read and interpret manuals and documents --- Skillfully operate and manufacture custom parts using mill, drill press, lathe, mill, grinder and other shop equipment --- Help coordinate external services --- Assemble special tools and fixtures --- Help with internal tooling --- Assist production as a set-up mechanic or machine operator/grinder as needed --- Perform duties such as maintaining reports/files, preparing reports, ordering supplies and parts as needed --- Ability to operate equipment; operate overhead crane --- Work within existing parameters of designed equipment --- Note unsafe conditions/practices and report same to the Production Manager --- Meet performance goals agreed on --- Maintain a clean work area --- Maintain safety standards within the mold repair and storage area --- Follow all department and company-wide safety policies and procedures --- Communicate effectively and professionally with superiors and co-workers in a team environment --- Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function of this job --- Other duties as assigned Position Specifications and Requirements of the Tooling Technician --- High school diploma or equivalent --- Technical school degree and/or 2-3 years equivalent experience required --- Minimum 5 years of experience with hands-on in Mold maintenance and making modifications to molds --- Journeyman tool and die certificate required --- Significant knowledge of the injection molding process and equipment, PVC and/or CPVC material characteristics --- Ability to understand, read, and write English, Bi-Lingual in Spanish would be a plus --- Excellent mechanical/electrical aptitude and ability to adapt and learn --- Ability to Negotiate with vendors --- High math aptitude --- Excellent verbal/written communication skills. Must be able to read, write and speak English --- Good organizational skills --- Proven ability to be; creative, and a problem solver --- Must work well with or without supervision --- Ability to use drill press, lathe and mills --- Excellent organizational skills --- Time management skills --- Ability to understand the implications of new information for both present and future problem-solving and decision-making options --- Ability to work as part of a team We offer competitive pay, career growth opportunities, and an outstanding benefits program that features: Paid Time Off 401(k) Medical, Dental, Vision Coverage Life Insurance (Self and Spouse/Children) STD and LTD Insurance Other benefits Tigre USA maintains a continuing policy of non-discrimination in all employment practices and decisions, ensuring equal employment opportunities for all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, or any other protected status. This applies to both Tigre USA employees and applicants for employment with the Company. PI208309583

Keywords: Tigre USA Inc, Janesville , Tooling Technician - Night Shift (11PM-7AM), Professions , Janesville, Wisconsin

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